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Western Digital Corporation joins iRODS Consortium to help advance adoption of cloud storage architectures

WDC to provide targeted technology enhancements to expand data movement options for life science and other data intensive workflows Helping the world harness the power of data, Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that it is now an active contributor to iRODS, a membership-based consortium that develops and supports the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System …

iRODS users come together for annual meeting in June

Users invited to present talks, demonstrations, and posters. Users of the integrated Rule Oriented Data System (iRODS) from around the globe will gather in Chapel Hill in June to discuss iRODS-enabled applications and discoveries, technologies powered by iRODS, and the future of iRODS and the iRODS Consortium. The week of activities begins Tuesday, June 7 …

Tabor Communications offers NCDS white paper on the Internet of Things

Tabor Communications is offering exclusive access to the newest NCDS white paper, Realizing the Potential of the Internet of Things. Download the report now at any of the following: HPCWire, Datanami, or EnterpriseTech.

NCDS teams with Kenan-Flagler Business School for career networking event

UNC-Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and the National Consortium for Data Science will offer students the opportunity to hear from representatives of top businesses who need data science talent at an upcoming career networking event. From Outlier to Insider, a networking event with data science professionals will be held Tuesday, Feb. 23 beginning at 6 …

Call for proposals – NCDS Data Fellows 2016-2017

Applications for the 2016 – 2017 NCDS Data Fellows Program are due April 7. The program provides funding to faculty members from NCDS member institutions for novel and innovative data science research.

iRODS helps astronomers take control of massive survey data

CHAPEL HILL, NC – An international research team studying many of the tough questions in astronomy, including the evolution of galaxies and the nature of dark matter, now have a way to query their massive data sets, store and retrieve data and corresponding metadata, and transport files and images. By partnering with data specialists at …

Workshop shows that data matters at Carolina

When you put more than 50 faculty members, center directors, and researchers from 30 different campus units in a room, ideas are inevitable. However, all the attendees at the Data@Carolina Workshop last week agreed on one point: The explosion of data presents educational and research opportunities across the Carolina community, and Carolina must take a strategic approach …

UNC-Chapel Hill’s RENCI and Georgia Tech to lead major effort that applies big data solutions to challenges faced in North Carolina and the South

Buried in troves of data that scientists have gathered, but not yet analyzed, could be key insights to improving health care disparities, coastal hazards, and urban planning in the southern United States. (Chapel Hill, N.C. – Nov. 2, 2015) — The University of North Carolina’s Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) and Georgia Institute of Technology will co-direct …

NCDS sponsors UNC Computer Science student at Grace Hopper Celebration

Empowerment is one of the dominant themes of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC), according to attendees. It’s also the enduring feeling most important to Taylor Howard, a UNC-Chapel Hill student who the National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS) sponsored to attend the conference in October. In a time when, according to …

IoT for the Industrial Internet workshop defines key research questions

Internet-enabled sensors and devices that network and communicate with each other – often called the Internet of Things (IoT) – are considered by many to be the next grand challenge in big data. While the constant connectivity of the IoT offers the potential to improve our economies, communities, and health, it also presents new challenges. …

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